May 16, 2018 / 8:28 AM / 5 months ago

Iran's Rouhani says won't surrender to U.S. pressures: ISNA agency

LONDON (Reuters) - Iran will not surrender to U.S. pressures, President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday, a day after Washington imposed new sanctions on following its withdrawal from the 2015 nuclear deal.

FILE PHOTO: Iran's President Hassan Rouhani delivers remarks at a news conference during the United Nations General Assembly in New York City, U.S. September 20, 2017. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith

“They think they can make the Iranian nation surrender by putting pressures on Iran, by sanctions and even threats of war... The Iranian nation will resist against the U.S. plots,” Rouhani was quoted as saying by the ISNA news agency.

Reporting by Bozorgmehr Sharafedin; editing by John Stonestreet

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